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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Nuclear Medicine Tech PRN
Louisville, CO

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One 

  • Paid Days Off from Day One 

  • Student Loan Repayment Program 

  • Career Development 

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources 

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: PRN

Shift : Day Shift

Location: AdventHealth Louisville

The role you’ll contribute:

Provides diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures for both inpatients and outpatients through the administration of radiopharmaceuticals and the safe operation of various types of imaging counting and computer equipment. Maintains accurate records of radioactive materials from receipt through administration and disposal. Acts as a clinical resource to unit personnel and assures current standards of practice for the unit.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Performs duties directly involved in a variety of technical procedures in the application of radionuclides for the diagnosis, therapy, and treatment of disease.

  • Operates gamma camera / computer imaging systems, planar and SPECT and non-imaging equipment, producing quality diagnostic images and results for interpretation by a radiologist / nuclear medicine physician.

  • Practices all rules and regulations pertaining to radiation safety, reducing personal and patient exposure to “as low as reasonably achievable” (ALARA).

  • Coordinates quality control procedures on equipment and radiopharmaceuticals according to department procedures and maintains records of quality control and radioactive materials for inspection by regulating agencies.

  • Processes radiopharmaceuticals from receipt and preparation through administration and disposal in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Prepares patient for exam. Provides information and instruction to patient and/or family regarding the procedure and responds to their physical and emotional needs.

  • Observes patient and equipment during the procedure and reports / documents unusual occurrences and records patient’s condition.

  • Facilitates smooth patient flow, scheduling, and optimal use of equipment/resources.

  • Communicates in writing and verbally with all physicians, imaging personnel, students, and hospital staff in facilitating the continuum of care.

  • Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Registered Technologist, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine - R.T. (N)(ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association

Preferred:

  • Associate degree

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • One year of nuclear medicine experience

  • Cardiac Nuclear Medicine registration

  • Positron Emission Tomography Registry, if applicable to entity

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Radiology/Imaging

Organization: AdventHealth Avista

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23036585

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $36.98 - $55.83

  • Location: Louisville, CO

  • Job ID: 23036585

  • Job Family: Radiology/Imaging

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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